• A new heroism: a study of the battle scenes in Lucan's Bellum Civile 

    Crutchfield, Matthew Dale (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    This dissertation provides an examination of how Lucan's Bellum Ciuile redefines epic heroism by focusing on the poet's use of the narrative structures that make up epic large scale battle. It argues that Lucan engages his ...